Tag Archives: Bill Harnett

Diary of a Resurrectionist, Thursday 27th February 1812

Thursday 27th. Went to St. Thomas’s, sold the extremities. At night Tom & Bill got drunk at the Rockingham Arms, at Home all night. Extremities were bit parts; limbs, usually. Tom and Bill Harnett were the drinkers on that night.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Monday 24th February 1812

Monday 24th. Bill Jack Tom and Ben’n with Nat Ure Getting drunk oblige to Come Home in a Coach which prevented us going out to Harps. I have always assumed Nat Ure is a person, Nat being short for Nathan … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Friday 7th February 1812

Friday 7th Met together me & Butler went to Newington, thing bad. Jack & Bill went to Goswell St got 1 Came home met again. Danl. Bill & me went to St. Johns got 2 adults. Ben and Jack went … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Monday 27th January 1812

Monday 27th At 2 o’clock in the morning got up, met the party except Danl, Went to the Big Gates, got 4 Took them to Barthol’w, Afterwards met, took 1 to Mr. Cline, 2 to Mr. Wilson, came home. Tom … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Wednesday 22nd January 1812

Wednesday 22nd, At 4 o’clock in the morning got up, Bill & me went to the Hospital Crib and 1 for Mr. Cooper’s Lectures, had a dispute with the party, at home all night. Ben got drunk. Naples went to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 14th January 1812

Tuesday 14th At 1 a.m. got up, Ben’n, Bill & me went to St. Luke’s, 2 adults; Jack, Dan’l Big Gates, 1 large & 1 small, took them to Barthol’w, Came home & went to St. Thomas’s, afterwards went to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Friday 3rd January 1812

Friday 3rd. Went to St. Thomas’s, took the Foetus to the London, Rec’d. 10s 6d. Came back to St. Thomas’s Rec’d . £4 4s 0d., Went home, Met by agreement, Went to the Green got 5, Jack, Ben’n and me; … Continue reading

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